Bobbins

ManMadeKnits's picture

Any tips for making bobbins without buying expensive plastic things?

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Eikon's picture

Clothes pins have worked

Clothes pins have worked well for me.

Craig's picture

I agree with both methods

I agree with both methods already suggested, you can also use empty plastic containers and cut the plastic to the shape required

kiwiknitter's picture

I think it's easier to tie

I think it's easier to tie yarn butterflies. I find they don't tangle as quickly and there's no "equipment" needed. I always use one when doing a long tail cast-on.

If you mean the ones for

If you mean the ones for small amounts of wool when doing colour work, they can be made out of stiff card to the same shape as the expensive ones.